Embrace your analytical side and enhance your degree with a specialization in Business Intelligence. You will learn to collaborate within the local environment to determine and implement the best business intelligence approaches, solutions, and measurements. These courses will teach you to appraise the current landscape of data applications and forecast their evolution, while communicating big data as a concept and its place in today’s business environment. Your specialization may require prerequisite course work. Please talk to your advisor for more information.
Specialization for Graduate Degrees
When you add the Business Intelligence specialization to your master's degree, you will learn how data can be used to make key business decisions. The three (3), three (3) credit courses in this specialization cover topics such as data collection, analytics, the applications of big data, and trends in data management.
Degrees Offering the
To earn your Master of Information Systems Management with a specialization in Business Intelligence, you must complete these three courses in addition to the core Information Systems Management courses.
ISM 680 Big Data Applications
This course provides students with an overview of big data and its applications. Students explore course topics that include data collection, analytics, and presentation. Prerequisites: BUS 600, INF 630, ISM 640, ISM 641, ISM 642, OMM 622, ISM 643, ISM 644 and ISM 645.
ISM 681 Business Intelligence Systems
This virtual lab-based course outlines the procedures necessary for translating raw data into meaningful information that can be used for making business decisions. Students complete a group project through which they utilize a range of technologies that enable these processes. Prerequisite: ISM 680.
ISM 682 Advanced Data Management and Acquisition Capstone
This course provides an overview of current and future trends in data management. Students continue to develop their knowledge of online data applications as they apply to broad and specific contexts through the completion of a capstone project. Prerequisites: ISM 680 and ISM 681.